naked

[ ney-kid ]
/ ˈneɪ kɪd /

adjective


Nearby words

  1. najaf,
  2. najd,
  3. nakasone,
  4. nakasone, yasuhiro,
  5. nake,
  6. naked and the dead, the,
  7. naked as a jaybird,
  8. naked eye,
  9. naked lady,
  10. naked lunch, the

Origin of naked

before 900; Middle English naked(e), Old English nacod; cognate with Dutch naakt, German nackt, Gothic naqths; akin to Old Norse nakinn, Latin nūdus, Greek gymnós, Sanskrit nagnás

SYNONYMS FOR naked
1. uncovered, undressed, unclothed. 4. denuded. 5. unsheathed, exposed. 6. unfurnished. 8. unarmed, open. 11. manifest, evident, undisguised. 12. direct, outspoken.

ANTONYMS FOR naked
1. dressed. 8. protected.

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British Dictionary definitions for naked

naked

/ (ˈneɪkɪd) /

adjective

Derived Formsnakedly, adverbnakedness, noun

Word Origin for naked

Old English nacod; related to Old High German nackot (German nackt), Old Norse noktr, Latin nudus

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Word Origin and History for naked

naked

adj.
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Science definitions for naked

naked

[ nākĭd ]

Zoology Lacking outer covering such as scales, fur, feathers, or a shell.
Botany
  1. Lacking a pericarp, as the seeds of the pine.
  2. Lacking a perianth, as the flowers of spurge.
  3. Unprotected by scales, as a bud.
  4. Having no leaves, as a branch or stem.
  5. Having no covering of fine, hairlike structures, as a stalk or leaf; glabrous.
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